Much loved racing figure honoured trackside today

A TRUE gentleman of the racing game is being honoured today when the Coffs Harbour Racing Club hosts a TAB meeting.

Man choppered to hospital in serious condition

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew a man to John Hunter Hospital after a farming accident near Macksville.

Man urgently flown to hospital following farming accident

Coffs Coast farmers encouraged to have say on rural crimes

Forum hosted on Monday by the Rural Crime Advisory Group.

Director takes on Pratchett

SIT BACK AND RELAX: Let Beckley Vincent and the cast of Wyrd Sisters take you on a journey at Jetty Memorial Theatre.

Pratchett novel the base for upcoming Jetty Theatre production.

Cyclists master the track

Coffs Harbour Cycle Club member with the two medals she won at the NSW Masters track championships.

Coffs Harbour Cycle Club members bring home medals.

Plenty of pooches and pets at Expo

Dogs of all descriptions on displayCoffs Coast Home and Pet Expo.

Plenty of Electrik funk at Sunday sesh

Electrik Lemonade is nine individuals united by the cosmic boogie.

Phantom art competition at the Bunker

Artist's preparing for the Phantom Downunder Art Prize.

Autumn gardening at Bello

Bromeliads to zucchinis at the plant fair

Thunder hold on in a Sgt Matthew Locke MG thriller

Tom Learoyd-Lahrs attacks the Australian Army Thunder defence while playing for the Bellingen Valley Dorrigo Magpies in the annual Sgt Matthew Locke MG Charity Event. rugby league 25 February 2017 Bellingen Park Photo: Brad Greenshields/Coffs Coast Advocate

Missed conversion in dying moments leaves Army Thunder relieved.

A taste of the country life without the hard work

HERITAGE PARK: This home on the cover of the Real Estate Property Guide has everything you love about semi-rural living.

Get a taste of the country life without all the hard work

Family law property settlement case study

Ask Manny a legal question.

This week's legal hypothetical with solicitor Manny Wood

Changes to HSC

Check the fine print

Employees to claim super tax deductions?

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Super tax deduction offered to employees in July

Hands-on course starts for apprentice chefs

ETC has started up its Yes Chef program for aspiring apprentices.

Do you know someone interested in a career in the kitchen

Broke by the sea: Coffs leads the way in bankruptcies

BROKE CITY: Coffs Harbour recorded the highest number of business related personal bankruptcies outside of Sydney in the last business quarter.

Coffs records the most regional NSW business related bankruptcies

The trick homeowners are using to buy more properties

Chantelle Subritzky leaves her home each week for Airbnb guests.

Queenslanders are going down this path to help pay their mortgages

Mackay Sugar recommendations leave many shellshocked

WORRIED: Cane grower Greg Plath.

Levy advised for Mackay Sugar suppliers

Cane farmer to be cut off from water supply

HIGH AND DRY: Walkers Point sugar cane farmer Norm Muller amongst his cane fields on Beaver Rock Rd.

"That's our income for this year," he said.

Business owners find millions under the mattress

Millionaire mattress makers Mitchell Taylor and Dany Milham.

'Traditional retailers will wet their pants when they read this'

What to do if your pay is cut

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Employees are being warned to check their pay slips carefully

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Motorist claims RMS is revenue raising off vehicle defects, Minister honours Darwn defenders and claims drug overdoses are putting medical patients at risk.

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Cartoon about public housing.

Readers discuss police pursuits and public housing restructure

COMMENT: Face it! Some men will always beat their wife

Domestic violence and assault is one are of law which the Murwillumbah Local Court deals with.

NO AMOUNT of legislation, no matter how sincere, will stop r

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Letters to the Editor for Wednesday, February 15

Clearing up “fake news” on every front

Discerning what is true or false

Honesty is actually linked to better health

What other option did Renshaw have?

Australia's Matt Renshaw bats during the first day of the first test cricket match against India in Pune, India, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.

Unless you're willing to soil yourself in front of millions, shut up

Retirement in wellness or illness

Toast to good health in retirement.

Words of wisdom ahead of your retirement

GALLERY: Surfers evacuated after 2.5m bull shark spotted

Department of Primary Industries has alerted beach and emergency authorities, after a large shark was spotted by their helicopter at Ballina.

Two arrested for causing malicious damage in front of police

CENTRE TROUBLE: Police were called to a confrontation on Harbour Dr in Coffs Harbour's city centre on Wednesday, February 22.

Teenagers were shouting and kicked a police car

Boy, 10, given 12 vials of antivenene after funnel-web bite

Matthew Mitchell was given 12 vials of antivenene. Photo: supplied

Matthew was “as lucky as they get”

Housing affordability: New plan a 'groundbreaker'

The Housing Industry Association (HIA) has also lauded the promise

Senator urges residents to fight for more govt jobs

Northern Star Photographer Jay Cronan flys from Lismore to Lennox, then to head south along the coast in the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter to take aerial photographs of the Northern Rivers. Richmond River, Ballina Bar Emigrant Creek Pacific High way Teven Interchange. Photo Jay Cronan / The Northern Star

Richmond electorate can lobby for relocation of Commonwealth agency

Motorcyclist dies in Repton accident

Man dies after collision on Pine Creek Way.

Muhammad Ali's son detained for questioning over his faith

Muhammad Ali Jr was reportedly questioned over his faith

Young crash victim’s family issues heartbreaking plea

Sarah Mitchell and Jordan Whittle

Desperate plea to young drivers from family of crash victims

Even Fox says CNN's Russia story isn't 'fake news'

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Even Fox News is criticising Trump for his stance on the media

Man shouts "get out of my country" before fatal shooting

Adam Purinton, of Olathe, Kan., who was arrested early Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in connection with a shooting at a bar in Olathe that left one person dead and wounding two others.

A Kansas man has been charged with shooting dead an Indian man

Ban devices in the bedroom: the plea to keep kids safe

Primary school age children can be easily targeted by online predators.

Primary school aged girls and boys being asked to send naked pics

The quick hack that can help keep your kids safe online

Computer hacker stealing data from a laptop concept for network security, identity theft and computer crime

An easy, free way to protect all of your internet connections

She confronts her abuser after 50 years, forces a confession

SURVIVOR: Debbie McDonald was sexually abused by her stepfather almost 50 years ago.

"This is our little secret" he would tell her.

Drone spots shark sizing up surfers off Ballina

JUST when you thought it was safe to go back in the water...

Former Wallaby arrested for allegedly buying cocaine

Former Wallaby James O'Connor at the Brisbane Global Tens tournament with his club Toulon earlier this month.

A former Wallaby has been arrested for allegedly buying cocaine

Sections of the press blocked from White House briefings

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.

The White House has blocked several major news outlets

U.S Government to call for Mexico border wall designs

Citizens and Mexican legislators participate in a protest against US President Donald J. Trump's wall plans at the border with El Paso, Texas, USA, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, 17 February 2017.

Notice shows government calling for wall concept plans

Feet photo baffles the internet

How are her feet doing this?

Mobility scooter causes mayhem on busy road

AN ELDERLY woman held up traffic on a busy Coast road, driving her mobility scooter down the centre lane.

Mobility scooter in middle lane causes traffic chaos

Desperate search for... teddy bear owner

Rufus the bear was left at a Toowoomba cafe and now a massive search is under way to find his owner.

She soon found out it was a special bear

Coast kids forced to hand back trophy

UNLUCKY: Maroochydore junior lifesavers have had to hand back their champions title after an error at the weekend's Queensland Youth Championships.

Admin error sees junior Coast lifesavers hand title over to rivals

Man became a quadriplegic after swallowing a chicken bone

Shane became a quadriplegic after he swallowed a chicken bone one night.

They said: ‘He’s not going to make it through the night’

The family dog that nearly died from ice overdose

Stewart Morrison with his dog, Nellie, who nearly died from a drug overdose.

Sunshine Coast vet warns drugs new threat for pets

Un-American tale makes Lion weakest link in Oscars line-up

PSYCHOLOGY researchers find US films and actors most likely to win accolades at the Oscars.

Can rightful winner Midnight take out golden Gosling in Oscars?

Can Lion pip La La Land at the post in this year's Oscars? Sunny Pawar (pictured) helped bring a powerful film to the big screen.

WILL Aussie film Lion triumph or will popular La La Land prevail?

Living End, Grinspoon stars hit stage for American Idiot

Chris Cheney of The Living End stars in the Australian production of Green Days musical American Idiot at Brisbane's QPAC Theatre.

TAKE a look behind the scenes of Green Day's American Idiot musical

Samuel L Jackson dismisses La La Land ahead of Oscars

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in a scene from the movie La La Land.

Hollywood actor and Oscars voter says Denzel should win top gong

Former Family Matters stare accused of child abuse

Reginald VelJohnson, left, and Darius McCrary arrive at the TV Land Awards on Sunday, April 19, 2009 in Universal City, Calif.

Darius McCrary has been accused of child abuse

Bindi Irwin's birthday tribute to her dad

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Bindi Irwin has paid tribute to her dad on his 55th birthday